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Ariana Grande (born Ariana Grande-Butera, 26.06.1993)
Ariana Grande is an American actress and pop singer best known for her role in the Nickelodeon sitcom 'Victorious'.

Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2014, Ariana Grande has a net worth of 12 million USD.

Childhood: Ariana Grande was born in Boca Raton, Florida, to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. As a child, Grande performed onstage at Fort Lauderdale Children's Theatre, first in 'Annie', and later in 'The Wizard of Oz' and 'Beauty and the Beast'. When she was eight-years-old, Grande performed at the karaoke lounge on a cruise ship, and later studied at North Broward Preparatory School. Grande made her television debut singing 'The Star-Spangled Banner' for the Florida Panthers. She received management at the age of thirteen, and expressed a desire to record an R&B album when she turned fourteen.

Career: In 2008, Ariana Grande landed a role in the Broadway musical '13', winning a National Youth Theatre Association Award. This was followed by the role of Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon show 'Victorious'. She worked on the show until 2013, when the series finished, but reprised the role on 'Sam & Cat', alongside Jennette McCurdy. On 30th August 2013, Ariana Grande released her debut studio album, 'Yours Truly', to strong critical praise. The album debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 list, as well as opening in the top ten for most countries worldwide. On 13th December 2013, Grande released a Christmas EP entitled 'Christmas Kisses'. The EP featured four tracks and performed moderately well. After being named 'Breakthrough Artist of the Year', Grande released her second studio album, 'My Everything', on 22nd August 2014. The album received only moderate reviews, with critics calling it "bland". At the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, Grande performed onstage with Nicky Minaj and Jessie J, revealing their collaborative single 'Bang Bang'. The song went on to be the third most downloaded song on release in 2014.

Personal life: Between August 2012 and July 2013, Grande dated Jai Brooks from The Janoskians. The couple confirmed that they had gotten back together on 1st May, 2014, however they split up a second time three months later. On 13th October, 2014, Grande revealed that she was dating rapper Big Sean.



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Nicki Minaj Complains About Not Receiving Enough MTV VMA Nominations


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Nicki Minaj is not happy with the MTV Video Music Award nominations. The 32-year-old singer took to Twitter to complain about two of her music videos not receiving enough recognition. Her collaboration with Beyoncé, ‘Feeling Myself’, was completely missed out from nominations and her ‘Anaconda’ video didn’t get a nomination in the Best Video or Choreography categories.

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Lea Michele Pays Tribute To Cory Monteith Two Years On From His Death


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Lea Michele paid a heartfelt tribute to her Glee star and former boyfriend, Cory Monteith, two years on from his tragic death at the age of 31. Michele took to social media on 13th July to share her thoughts with fans.

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Owner Of 'Donut-Gate' Store Will NOT Be Pressing Charges Against Ariana Grande


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After a pretty torrid week or so, Ariana Grande looks like she’s off the hook in terms of criminal charges over the now notorious ‘donut gate’ incident, with reports suggesting that the pop star will not be charged with criminal mischief.

TMZ reported on Monday afternoon (July 13th) that the 22 year old singer may be in the clear after the owner of Wolfee Donuts in Lake Elsinore, California does not want to press charges. It may have something to do with the store underperforming in a public health inspection in the wake of the scandal, which the same publication reported last week.

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Ariana Grande Apologises Again For ‘Donut Fiasco’, Claims She’s “Never Been Prouder To Be American”


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Ariana Grande has apologised for a second time for her recent remarks about America. Grande was caught on camera on Saturday (4th July) and overheard saying ‘I hate America’ and ‘I hate Americans’ whilst purchasing donuts at Wolfee’s Donuts in Lake Elsinore, California. Grande has apologised once before in a statement on Twitter posted earlier this week but shared a second lengthy public apology on a video posted on Thursday (9th July).

Ariana GrandeAriana Grande has apologised again for her recent comments.

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Ariana Grande: Shop Where Grande Licked Donuts Is Under Investigation By Health Officials


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Ariana Grande is not having a good week but neither is the owner of a donut shop where she was videoed licking donuts, intended for sale, on display in Lake Elsinore, California. The shop owner reportedly handed over surveillance footage to the police and now health officials are investigating the incident.

Ariana GrandeAriana Grande's donut licking antics have landed a California shop in trouble with the authorities.

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Ariana Grande Pulls Out Of MLB All Stars Concert, Apologises For Doughnut Licking Incident


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Ariana Grande has landed herself right in it this week, with security camera footage emerging yesterday of the singer licking a tray of doughnuts and saying “I hate America”. Bizarre, if you’re reading about this news for the first time, but true.

As a result, she has been quick to issue an unreserved apology, but has also cancelled her scheduled appearance at the MLB All-Star Concert in Cincinnati on Saturday claiming that she needs to have her wisdom teeth removed.

TMZ posted a video on Tuesday (July 7th) which quickly went viral, of herself and her back-up dancer Ricky Alvarez in the Wolfee Donuts store in Lake Elsinore during the Fourth of July weekend. It shows the 22 year old pop star surreptitiously licking two doughnuts on a display shelf, and saying “I hate America”.

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Ariana Grande - The 29th Annual Dance on the Pier 26 in New York City at Pier 26 - New York City, New York, United States - Sunday 28th June 2015

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Charisma Carpenter Cast As Ariana Grande’s Mum In ‘Scream Queens’


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Charisma Carpenter has been cast in Scream Queens. 44-year-old Carpenter will play the mother of Ariana Grande’s character. She is joining the series in a guest role which has the potential to become recurring. Carpenter is best known for her role as Cordelia Chase on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel but she has since appeared in such series as Veronica Mars, Greek and The Lying Game.

Charisma CarpenterCharisma Carpenter has been cast in Scream Queens.

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Ariana Grande - Bang Bang [Live]


A scantily clad Ariana Grande performs the UK number one single 'Bang Bang' (including parts originally performed by Jessie J and Nicki Minaj in the studio track) live at the 2015 Capital Summertime Ball.

Ariana Grande Slams Double Standards With Epic Feminist Essay


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Singer Ariana Grande won the internet this weekend, when she hit out against the media’s double standards by posting a lengthly feminist message on Instagram. The singer, who recently split from rapper Big Sean, has had to deal with being repeatedly asked about her love life in recent interviews, as well as rumours she’s now dating One Direction’s Niall Horan.

Ariana GrandeAriana Grande has unleashed some serious truths on social media.

In a recent interview with The Sun newspaper the 21 year old had said, "A girl can be friends with someone with a d--- and not hop on it." Adding, “I'm tired of needing to be linked to a guy, I'm not Big Sean's ex, I'm not Niall's new possible girl. I'm Ariana Grande."

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One Direction Aren't Splitting, Says Liam


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"Let's go crazy, crazy, crazy..." because Liam Payne says One Direction are here to stay. Speaking backstage at Capital's Summertime Ball with Vodafone at London's Wembley Stadium yesterday (June 6), Liam addressed rumours of the phenomenally successful boy band's imminent split, saying, "We don't know where that came from because we've got loads of stuff going on."

Liam Payne at the BBC Music AwardsRight direction: Liam says the band aren't going anywhere

"We have just started the process for recording the new album, we've got a whole new tour going on, there are some really good songs so I don't think we are going anywhere for a while."

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Ariana Grande Focusing On 'Scream Queens' After Big Sean Split


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Ariana Grande looks to be doing just fine following her break-up from boyfriend of eight months, rapper Big Sean. The 21 year old seems to be throwing herself into her work post-split and is currently filming her scenes for the upcoming Fox series ‘Scream Queens’, which stars Lea Michele and Emma Roberts.

Ariana GrandeAriana is single again after splitting from her boyfriend of eight months.

Writing on Twitter Grande thanked her co-stars tweeting, ‘fun 1st day on set! thank u queens for making me feel so welcome. y'all are everything @RobertsEmma @msleamichele @billielourd @yoabbaabba.’

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Big Sean Reportedly Lashes Out At Justin Bieber After He Gets Too Handsy With Ariana Grande


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Big Sean was not happy when Justin Bieber joined his girlfriend, Ariana Grande, on stage on Wednesday night (8th April). Bieber got a little bit too close to Grande whilst the two were performing at Grande's concert at the Forum in Los Angeles.

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Justin Bieber got a little handsy with Ariana Grande whilst they were performing together in Los Angeles.

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Taylor Swift And Sam Smith Score Multiple Nominations For Billboard Music Awards


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The nominations have been released for the annual Billboard Music Awards, and it’s Taylor Swift and Sam Smith who lead the field, with both artists in the running for five of the six biggest prizes.

Swift and Smith, whose respective albums 1989 and In The Lonely Hour are still in the Top 5 of the Billboard Albums Chart well over four months after their release, are both gunning for the Top Artist, Top 100 Songs, Top Billboard 200 Album, Top Billboard 200 Artist and Top Hot 100 Artists categories, while each is up for the Top Artist in their gender-specific prizes.

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Taylor Swift scored the most BMA nominations with 14

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Justin Bieber Surprises Ariana Grande On Stage For Duet (But Then Forgets The Lyrics)


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Justin Bieber gave Ariana Grande and her fans a huge surprise on Saturday evening, when he joined the singer on stage to perform a duet of ‘Love Me Harder’. Grande is currently taking the US by storm on her Honeymoon Tour, which had rolled into Miami’s American Airlines arena.

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Bieber joined Grande for a rendition of the track, taking the parts originally performed by The Weeknd. But Justin wasn't quite as familiar with the single as he might have thought, and he ended up fluffing a few of the song's lyrics much to his embarrassment.

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Ariana Grande

Date of birth

26th June, 1993

Occupation

Musician; Actor

Sex

Female

Height

1.53